Earthdance Earthdance is an arts organization and retreat center hosting workshops, artist residencies and community programming in the hills of Western Massachusetts. Our focus centers on a dynamic mix of dance, somatic, and interdisciplinary arts training, with conscious awareness towards social justice, sustainable living and community building. Earthdance has been spearheading innovative arts programming while also maintaining a beautiful facility for rental groups for over three decades.

Outdoor Music Events

Come join us for live music outdoors. The sky, open air, one another and a rotating musical guest. Registration Required. June 20, July 18, August 22. To Register and Learn more

Earthdance is hiring a new Executive Director


We are looking for someone to be an integral part of the team that will carry the organization forward. Anticipated Start Date: September 15, 2021. Learn More. 


Moving Arts Lab 2021: an online festival for interdisciplinary exploration

Gather online to investigate and experience ways that movement, sound, image, and performance can inform human culture.

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This has been a year filled with so many unknowns.  But what we DO know is that Earthdance is carrying the spirit of improvisation more than ever to meet these uncertainties.

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Upcoming Workshops & Trainings

July 18, 2021 -
3:30pm to 5:30pm
Welcome back... or as some Earthdancers say, "Welcome home", We're very excited to have this sweet opportunity to be together and move near each other, the music and the outdoor environment.Come experience music outside in the field at Earthdance. Bring a blanket, your mask, beverages and a picnic...
July 23, 2021 - 1:00pm to July 25, 2021 - 5:30pm
For this year's version of the lab, we once again invite you to gather online to investigate and experience ways that movement, sound, image, and performance can inform human culture, while responding to the current moment.

Upcoming Contact Improvisation Jams

August 3, 2021 - 5:00pm to August 8, 2021 - 3:00pm
  What will an Earthdance Summer Jam be like in 2021?  Can we realistically host a jam? Will venues and activities be opening back up by August? Will a Jam be entirely outdoors, smaller than normal, involve dancing in specific pods?   We don't know the answers to these questions, but we want to...